In the world of social media, creating interesting content is a constant struggle. Sometimes you realise what you should have been doing when it is already too late. That’s when having a national days lists comes in handy. Knowing what so-called “social media holidays” are being celebrated on a certain date makes it easy for you to plan ahead and come up with smart, timely social media posts that will increase engagement.

I understand how challenging it can be to pick the right national days to observe. That’s why I’ve created the printable National Days Calendar 2024 just for you. I’ve combed through thousands of social media holidays to select the most popular national day for each day of the year, saving you the hassle. Plus, I’ve put together the most comprehensive list of National Food Days 2024, along with other unique lists like book days, cat days, and more, just for you.

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Social Media Holidays in January 2024

Here’s our list of national days that people observe on social media, a.k.a. social media holidays, or hashtag holidays. I hope you will enjoy my comprehensive list of January national days and come back to this article every time you need some content inspiration!

January 1

  • Apple Gifting Day #AppleGiftingDay
  • Global Family Day #GlobalFamilyDay
  • National Bloody Mary Day #NationalBloodyMaryDay
  • National Hangover Day #NationalHangOverDay
  • National “Thank God It’s Monday” Day #NationalThankGodItsMondayDay
  • Polar Bear Plunge Day #PolarPlunge
  • Public Domain Day #PublicDomainDay. One of the most notable works entering the public domain in 2024 is  Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse in their earliest forms.

January 2

  • Happy Mew Year for Cats Day #HappyMewYearforCatsDay
  • National Buffet Day #NationalBuffetDay
  • National Cream Puff Day #NationalCreamPuffDay
  • National Personal Trainer Awareness Day #NationalPersonalTrainerAwarenessDay
  • National Science Fiction Day #ScienceFictionDay
  • National “Thank God It’s Monday” Day #NationalThankGodItsMondayDay
  • World Introvert Day #IntrovertDay

January 3

  • Festival of Sleep Day #FestivalOfSleepDay
  • International Mind-Body Wellness Day
  • National Drinking Straw Day #NationalDrinkingStrawDay
  • National Fruitcake Toss Day #NationalFruitcakeTossDay

January 4

  • National Spaghetti Day #NationalSpaghettiDay #NationalSpaghettiDay🍝
  • National Trivia Day #NationalTriviaDay
  • World Hypnotism Day #WorldHypnotismDay

January 5

  • National Bird Day #NationalBirdDay
  • National Keto Day #NationalKetoDay
  • National Screenwriters Day #NationalScreenwritersDay
  • National Whipped Cream Day #NationalWhippedCreamDay

January 6

  • National Bean Day #NationalBeanDay
  • National Cuddle Up Day #NationalCuddleUpDay
  • National Shortbread Day #NationalShortbreadDay
  • National Technology Day #TechnologyDay

January 7

  • National Bobblehead Day #NationalBobbleheadDay
  • National Tempura Day #NationalTempuraDay

January 8

  • National Argyle Day #NationalArgyleDay #ArgyleDay
  • National Bubble Bath Day #BubbleBathDay
  • National Clean Off Your Desk Day #NationalCleanOffYourDeskDay
  • National English Toffee Day #NationalEnglishToffeeDay
  • National Winter Skin Relief Day #NationalWinterSkinReliefDay 
  • World Typing Day #WorldTypingDay #TypingDay

January 9

  • National Apricot Day #ApricotDay
  • National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day #NationalLawEnforcementAppreciationDay
  • National Shop For Travel Day #NationalShopForTravelDay
  • National Static Electricity Day #StaticElectricityDay
  • National Word Nerd Day #NationalWordNerdDay

January 10

  • National Bittersweet Chocolate Day #NationalBittersweetChocolateDay
  • National Cut Your Energy Costs Day #NationalCutYourEnergyCostsDay #CutYourEnergyCostsDay
  • National Houseplant Appreciation Day #HouseplantAppreciationDay
  • National Oysters Rockefeller Day #NationalOystersRockefellerDay
  • National Save The Eagles Day #NationalSaveTheEaglesDay

January 11

  • National Hot Toddy Day #NationalHotToddyDay
  • National Milk Day #NationalMilkDay
  • National Human Trafficking Awareness Day #HumanTraffickingAwarenessDay

January 12

  • International Kiss A Ginger Day #KissAGingerDay
  • National Curried Chicken Day #NationalCurriedChickenDay #CurriedChickenDay
  • National Marzipan Day #NationalMarzipanDay
  • National Pharmacist Day #NationalPharmacistDay

January 13

  • Korean American Day #KoreanAmericanDay
  • Make Your Dreams Come True Day #MakeYourDreamsComeTrueDay
  • National Gluten-Free Day #NationalGlutenFreeDay #GlutenFreeDay
  • National Peach Melba Day #NationalPeachMelbaDay #PeachMelbaDay
  • National Rubber Ducky Day #NationalRubberDuckyDay #RubberDuckyDay
  • National Sticker Day #NationalStickerDay
  • National Sunday Supper Day #NationalSundaySupperDay #SundaySupperDay
  • National Vision Board Day #NationalVisionBoardDay

January 14

  • National Dress Up Your Pet Day #DressUpYourPetDay
  • National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day #NationalHotPastramiSandwichDay #HotPastramiSandwichDay 
  • Organize Your Home Day #OrganizeYourHomeDay 
  • World Logic Day #WorldLogicDay

January 15

  • Blue Monday #BlueMonday #BlueMonday2024 #bluemonday💙
  • Brew Monday #BrewMonday
  • National Bagel Day #NationalBagelDay
  • National Booch Day #NationalBoochDay #BoochDay
  • National Hat Day #NationalHatDay #HatDay
  • National Strawberry Ice Cream Day #StrawberryIceCreamDay

January 16

  • International Hot and Spicy Food Day #InternationalHotAndSpicyFoodDay #HotAndSpicyFoodDay
  • National Fig Newton Day #NationalFigNewtonDay #FigNewtonDay
  • National Nothing Day #NationalNothingDay #NothingDay

January 17

  • Ditch New Year’s Resolution Day #DitchNewYearsResolutionsDay
  • Kid Inventors’ Day #KidInventorsDay
  • Museum Selfie Day #MuseumSelfieDay #MuseumSelfieDay2024
  • National Bootlegger’s Day #NationalBootleggersDay #BootleggersDay
  • National Hot Buttered Rum Day #NationalHotButteredRumDay #HotButteredRumDay

January 18

  • Get to Know Your Customers Day #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay
  • National Gourmet Coffee Day #NationalGourmetCoffeeDay #GourmetCoffeeDay
  • National Peking Duck Day #NationalPekingDuckDay 
  • National Thesaurus Day #NationalThesaurusDay #ThesaurusDay
  • National Winnie The Pooh Day #WinnieThePoohDay #WinnieThePoohDay🍯 #WinnieThePoohDay🍯🐻 #WinnieThePoohDay🍯🐝 #NationalWinnieThePoohDay #NationalWinnieThePoohDay2024 #WinnieThePoohDay2024

January 19

  • National Popcorn Day #NationalPopcornDay #NationalPopcornDay🍿
  • World Quark Day #WorldQuarkDay

January 20

  • National Buttercrunch Day #NationalButtercrunchDay
  • National Cheese Lover’s Day #CheeseLoversDay
  • National Disc Jockey Day a.k.a. National DJ Day #NationalDiscJockeyDay
  • National Penguin Day #NationalPenguinDay

January 21

  • International Sweatpants Day #InternationalSweatpantsDay
  • National Granola Bar Day #NationalGranolaBarDay
  • National Hugging Day #NationalHuggingDay
  • National Use Your Gift Card Day #NationalUseYourGiftCardDay #UseYourGiftCardDay
  • Squirrel Appreciation Day #SquirrelAppreciationDay
  • World Religion Day #WorldReligionDay #WorldReligionDay2024

January 22

  • Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day #AnswerYourCatsQuestionsDay #AnswerYourCatsQuestionDay #AnswerYourCatsQuestion
  • Community Manager Appreciation Day #CommunityManagerAppreciationDay
  • Celebration of Life Day #CelebrationOfLifeDay
  • National Blonde Brownie Day #NationalBlondeBrownieDay #BlondeBrownieDay
  • National Hot Sauce Day #HotSauceDay #NationalHotSauceDay

January 23

  • National Handwriting Day #NationalHandwritingDay #NationalHandwritingDay2024 #HandwritingDay #HandwritingDay2024
  • National Pie Day #NationalPieDay #NationalPieDay2024 #NationalPieDay🥧 #PieDay #PieDay2024

January 24

  • Beer Can Appreciation Day #BeerCanAppreciationDay
  • Library Shelfie Day #LibraryShelfieDay #LibraryShelfieDay2024
  • National Compliment Day #NationalComplimentDay
  • National Peanut Butter Day #NationalPeanutButterDay #PeanutButterDay
  • International Day of Education (UNESCO)

January 25 

  • National Irish Coffee Day #NationalIrishCoffeeDay
  • Opposite Day #NationalOppositeDay #OppositeDay
  • Burns Night (UK and Scotland) #BurnsNight

January 26

  • Australia Day #AustraliaDay
  • International Customs Day #InternationalCustomsDay
  • National Big Wig Day #NationalBigWigDay #BigWigDay
  • National Spouses Day #NationalSpousesDay
  • National Green Juice Day #NationalGreenJuiceDay
  • National Peanut Brittle Day #NationalPeanutBrittleDay

January 27

  • Family Literacy Day (Canada) #FamilyLiteracyDay #FamilyLiteracyDay2024
  • National Chocolate Cake Day #ChocolateCakeDay #NationalChocolateCakeDay #ChocolateCakeDay🍫🍰 #NationalChocolateCakeDay2024
  • National Seed Swap Day #NationalSeedSwapDay
  • World Breast Pumping Day #WorldBreastPumpingDay

January 28

  • Data Privacy Day #DataPrivacyDay
  • Global Community Engagement Day #GlobalCommunityEngagementDay
  • International Lego Day #LegoDay #InternationalLegoDay
  • National Blueberry Pancake Day #NationalBlueberryPancakeDay #BlueberryPancakeDay
  • National Daisy Day #DaisyDay
  • National Have Fun At Work Day #NationalFunAtWorkDay #FunAtWorkDay #FunAtWorkDay2024
  • National Kazoo Day #NationalKazooDay #KazooDay

January 29

  • National Corn Chip Day #NationalCornChipDay #CornChipDay
  • National Puzzle Day #NationalPuzzleDay

January 30

  • National Croissant Day #NationalCroissantDay #NationalCroissantDay2024
  • National Plan for Vacation Day #NationalPlanForVacation #PlanForVacation

January 31

  • National Backward Day #NationalBackwardDay
  • National Hot Chocolate Day #NationalHotChocolateDay
  • National Inspire Your Heart With Art Day #InspireYourHeartWithArtDay

National Weeks in January 2024

National Months in January 2024

Food & Drink Months In January

  • Apple and Apricot Month
  • Artichoke and Asparagus Month
  • Be Kind To Food Servers Month
  • Bread Machine Baking Month
  • California Dried Plum Digestive Month
  • Ginuary
  • National Fiber Focus Month
  • National Hot Tea Month
  • National Meat Month
  • National Menudo Month
  • National Oatmeal Month
  • National Slow Cooking Month
  • National Soup Month
  • National Sunday Supper Month
  • National Wheat Bread Month
  • Prune Breakfast Month
  • Tubers and Dried Fruit Month
  • Veganuary

Pets & Animals Months In January

Health Related Months In January

  • Dry January (to participate in this challenge get my free 30 days without alcohol tracker)
  • Family Fit Lifestyle Month
  • Cervical Health Awareness Month
  • National Bath Safety Month
  • National Birth Defects Prevention Month
  • National Blood Donor Month
  • National Braille Literacy Month
  • National CBD Month
  • National Glaucoma Awareness Month
  • National Radon Action Month
  • National Staying Healthy Month
  • Thyroid Awareness Month

Miscellaneous

  • Brain Teaser Month
  • Clean Up Your Computer Month
  • Financial Wellness Month (get my free financial trackers)
  • Get a Balanced Life Month (get my free life balance wheel worksheet)
  • Get Organized & Be Productive (GO) Month (check out all of my free printables)
  • International Brain Teaser Month
  • International Change Your Stars Month
  • International Creativity Month
  • International Quality of Life Month
  • Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month
  • National Be On-Purpose Month
  • National Black Diamond Month
  • National Book Blitz Month
  • National Hobby Month
  • National Mail Order Gardening Month
  • National Mentoring Month
  • National Skating Month
  • National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
  • National Stalking Awareness Month
  • National Thank You Month

Here was a long list of national days and observances in January 2024. If you are working on your content calendar for the next year, make sure you check all of the special lists of national days, weeks and months I compiled on Digital Hygge.

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Last Update: December 16, 2023